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Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations

Chronological Copy.                              File No.

Cablegram Sent July 18, 1918.    [AMI?]

To Opnav,Washington.                   Serial No. 1359

Prep. by O1                       SX D.R.

                                      33 ADR

SECRET

1359 URGENT. Your 8546.1 All proposals concurred in except no change should be made in sailing date of H.H. convoys2 owing to arrangements for escort on this end. Admiralty concur. Information will be sent in few days regarding use of H.N. convoys3 for ships bound to French Atlantic ports. 13218. 1359.

              Sims   .

Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.

Footnote 1: This document has not been found. For a later reply from Sims regarding the same document, see: Sims to Benson, 23 July 1918.

Footnote 2: H.H. convoys originated at Hampton Roads, Va.

Footnote 3: H.N. convoys sailed from New York, NY to France.

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